Computing

Engine Case Mod with V8 power (not the vegetable juice)

Vroom, vroom. Gentleman, start your search engines! This V8-inspired (and no, it’s not the healthy yet delectable vegetable juice) Case Mod is one fast looking machine. Packed with eight valved madness, the Engine PC is a true original. Complete with neon blue LEDs and racing flags, the V8 Case Mod is chromed out in phantasmal geekery. It looks as though ...

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SonyEricsson Z750i secretly supports GPS

The SonyEricsson Z750i HSDPA folder phone was announced awhile ago, but not a lot of people had the chance to get hands on with the new user interface. At the CommunicAsia show which is still going on, news has been coming out that new Media interface (viz K850i) as well as support for external GPS receiver are spotted on the ...

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Solar shingles could be your home’s power source of the future

New advances on the production of photovoltaic solar panels allow for them to be made in the style of roofing shingles. Instead of just a big clunky block of solar capturing, the solar cells can be integrated to look like normal roof tiles, making your choice of power not only inconspicuous, but more pleasing to the eye. The National Institute ...

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DIY: Motherboard PCB Bracelet

Who doesn’t love using their old computer parts in productive ways? This DIY project is a good way to strut your geek spirit. For those of you into wearing your geekary on your sleeve, you can make yourself a bracelet out of your old motherboard PCB. To make this you’ll need a drill and drill bits, a hacksaw, a file, ...

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Russian bank ATM requiring Windows product activation

It is always interesting to see how companies use pirated softwares so obviously in public. This time it just happens to be a Russian bank on their ATM machine… come on, how much more money does it take to buy a fully cracked Windows?Fine, we give them a benefit of doubt, they are only a bunch of honest people ...

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80 GB PS3 officially launched in Korea

After spotting an 80 GB PS3 in the wild at the end of April, Sony has finally launched its new 80 GB PS3 in Korea. The new PS3 also includes a new video on demand service for Korean’s to get their movie fix. The launch looks to have been a full fledged media party, with many reporters in attendance. The ...

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How To add internal Bluetooth to your Tablet PC

Despite the technological advancement of the Tablet PC, many are yet to have integrated wireless services such as Bluetooth. Though if you don’t mind voiding your warranty, there is a way to do it yourself with a few mods using a USB Bluetooth module and a few simple circuits. To integrate Bluetooth into your tablet, you’ll have to connect a ...

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Alienware Aurora Star Wars PC for good and bad Jedi Knights

Alienware and Lucasfilm have revealed the Aurora: Star Wars Edition PC. Packed with an AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 processor, along with a slew of special Star Wars stuff such as soundtracks, wallpaper, and desktop themes. The Aurora comes in your choice of the Dark Side or the Light Side (the Rebels), each themed accordingly with images of characters from the ...

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Mobile Luggage Desk carries your office on the move

All of those suitcases on wheels use to really irritate us. Now we see that a useful, and less annoying implementation can be worked into the framing of your typical case on wheels. Laptops today are called notebooks because they typically aren’t on your lap as much as they used to be. The Mobile Luggage Desk brings a desk with ...

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Warning: Exploding cellphones are closer than they appear

We’ve never owned a Siemens phone so we really aren’t in the position to pass judgment, but by the looks of this thing, we don’t think we’ll be getting a Siemens any time soon. As the cellphone was charging up its juice for normal use, the internal battery literally exploded, causing what you see above. Luckily, this didn’t happen when ...

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